Antonio Curti

St. Orsola - Malpighi Polyclinic, Bologna University, Italy

Born in Bologna (Italy)


1997 – MD degree at the University of Bologna, School of Medicine

1998-2000 – Fellow in Experimental and Clinical Hematology at the University of Bologna

2002 – PhD in Clinical and Experimental Hematology

1998 – Visiting Investigator at the Department of Dermatology, Immunotherapy Unit, Erlangen (Germany)

2000-2002 – Research Fellow at the Department of Experimental Oncology, Gene and Immunotherapy Unit, Istituto Nazionale dei Tumori, Milan, Italy

2003 – Visiting Investigator at the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins University, Division of Immunology and Hematopoiesis, Baltimore (USA)


From 2006 – Attending Physician at the Institute of Hematology “L.&A. Seràgnoli”, University of Bologna, Italy.

From 2016 – Member of the Scientific Committee of the Italian Society for Experimental Hematology

From 2013 – Senior Group Leader of Cell Therapy Unit at the Institute of Hematology-Bologna

From January 2018 – Head Leukemia Program at the Institute of Hematology-Bologna



  • Basic immunology projects of immunological escape mechanisms in leukemia: the role of indoleamine 2,3 dioxygenase
  • Adoptive immunotherapy with alloreactive NK cells in acute myeloid leukemia patients
  • The role of inflammatory and tolerogenic stromal and immunological microenvironment in leukemia development



Official H-index 29 (Citation index: 3845)

Co-author of 92 peer-reviewed papers

Impact factor > 450

Source: Scopus